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ID numberF07309
Collection typeFilm
TitleVictory march Melbourne
Measurement6 min 33 sec
DownloadDownload video 29.12 MB
Object typeTo be confirmed
MakerPentreath, Albert Stanley
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made24 August 1945
DescriptionDuring the afternoon of the 24 August 1945 some twenty thousand men and women took part in a Victory march through Melbourne, Vic. The salute was taken by Sir Winston Dugan, Governor of Victoria. The parade was led by VX15 Lieutenant General Sir Edmund Francis Herring, Chief Justice of Victoria and took some two hours to pass the salute. Included in the parade were survivors of the Hospital Ship Centaur.

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